Special Weather Statement in Portsmouth City County, Virginia
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Portsmouth City County Virginia Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed
Active Timeframe
1/14/2020 8:06:00 AM until 1/14/2020 9:00:00 AM   EXPIRED
Alert Summary
SHOWERS WITH HEAVY RAIN APPROACHING HAMPTON ROADS... At 803 AM EST, showers with heavy rain were located from Franklin to Suffolk, moving east northeast at 40 mph. Rainfall amounts of up to one half inch are possible during the next hour across portions of Hampton Roads. Locations impacted include... Virginia Beach, Franklin, Windsor, Ocean View, Virginia Wesleyan University, Old Dominion University, Downtown Norfolk, Great Bridge, Downtown Suffolk, Deep Creek, Downtown Portsmouth, Holland, Churchland, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Hunterdale and Fentress. Motorists should use extra caution in the vicinity of these showers. Be prepared for rapid changes in weather and road conditions. Heavy rain could cause ponding of water on roads, and possible minor flooding of ditches and poor drainage areas.